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The art of war
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Published:
New York : Barnes & Noble Classics, 2003.
Format:
Book
Edition:
Barnes & Noble Classics.
Physical Desc:
xxvi,227 pages ; 21 cm.
Status:
East Hampton Adult Nonfiction
355.02 SUN
Description
The Art of War, by Sun Tzu, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics - New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars - Biographies of the authors - Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events - Footnotes and endnotes - Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, plays, paintings, operas, statuary, and films inspired by the work - Comments by other famous authors - Study questions to challenge the reader's viewpoints and expectations - Bibliographies for further reading - Indices & Glossaries, when appropriate. All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls together a constellation of influences-biographical, historical, and literary - to enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring works. "A clever fighter is one who not only wins, but excels in winning with ease." So wrote Sun Tzu 2,500 years ago. Sun Tzu's incisive blueprint for battlefield strategy is as relevant to today's combatants in business, politics, and everyday life as it once was to the warlords of ancient China. The Art of War is one of the most useful books ever written on leading with wisdom, an essential tool for modern corporate warriors battling to gain the advantage in the boardroom, and for anyone struggling to gain the upper hand in confrontations and competitions. Here Lionel Giles's famed 1910 translation, laced with commentary from illustrious Chinese experts, is brought up to date with relevant quotations from Western writers and thinkers. This new edition offers Sun Tzu's timeless classic, both with and without annotation, making it more accessible to aspiring leaders and military strategists than ever before.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781593080174

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Translated from the Chinese.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Sunzi, a. 6. c. B. (2003). The art of war. Barnes & Noble Classics. New York: Barnes & Noble Classics.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Sunzi, active 6th century B.C. 2003. The Art of War. New York: Barnes & Noble Classics.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Sunzi, active 6th century B.C, The Art of War. New York: Barnes & Noble Classics, 2003.

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Sunzi, active 6th century B.C. The Art of War. Barnes & Noble Classics. New York: Barnes & Noble Classics, 2003. Print.

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